GIS Software products
Home of Maptitude and other desktop GIS and mapping software.
for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)
The Consortium for International Earth Science Information Network.
Elevation Data Catalogue
This catalogue includes details of elevation and bathymetric data, together
with a section on available software for the display and manipulation of these
data, maintained by Bruce Gittings.
Protection Agency (EPA)
Environmental Protection Agency home page (US).
Resources Observation Systems (EROS)
U.S. Earth Resources Observation Systems Data Center.
Home for ArcInfo
8 and ArcView
GIS and mapping software.
ESRI Virtual Campus library
ESRI Virtual Campus library with access to a vast array of GIS information.
Geographic Data Committee (FGDC)
The Federal Geographic Data Committee coordinates the development of the National
Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI).The
17 federal agencies that make up the FGDC are developing the NSDI in cooperation
with organizations from state, local, and tribal governments, the academic
community, and the private sector.
Geography classes on-line, by Dr. Kenneth E. Foote of the University of Texas
and GIS Servers Listing
A collection of geography-related sites all over the world, maintained at
Leading provider of Geospatial Information.
ESRI Virtual Campus library
ESRI Virtual Campus library with access to vast array of GIS information.
This is a general compilation of many of the major Geographic Information
Software (GIS) and Geographic Image Processing (GIP) packages currently available.
Originally developed by Oliver Weatherbe and now maintained by Vinton Valentine.
Award-winning search engine.
Resources Analysis Support System (GRASS)
GRASS is a GIS with raster, topological vector, image processing, and graphics
production functionality that operates in the UNIX environment through a graphical
user interface and shell in X-Windows.
IDRISI is a raster geographic analysis software package, developed by a non-profit
research organization within the Graduate School of Geography at Clark University.
IDRISI provides an extensive suite of tools for image processing, geographic
and statistical analysis, spatial decision support, time series analysis,
data display, and import/export and conversion.
Home for GeoMedia mapping and /GIS software.
of Congress Geography and Map Division
The Geography and Map Division has custody of the largest and most comprehensive
cartographic collection in the world with collections numbering over 4.5 million
maps including 60,000 atlases, 6,000 reference works, numerous globes and
plastic relief models, and a large number of cartographic materials in other
formats, including electronic. These cartographic materials date from fourteenth
century portolan charts through recent geographic information systems data
Home of MapInfo Professional, leading software for mapping and geographic
Center for Geographic Information and Analysis (NCGIA)
The National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis is an independent
research consortium dedicated to basic research and education in geographic
information science and its related technologies.
Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
The National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC), part of the National Oceanic
and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is the national repository for geophysical
data, providing a wide range of science data services and information.
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
NOAA's mission is to describe and predict changes in the Earth's environment,
and conserve and wisely manage the nation's coastal and marine resources.
Acquire coastal satellite images at this site.
National Geospatial Data
The USGS node of the National Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
is a component of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI). The Clearinghouse
provides a pathway to find information about geospatial or spatially referenced
data available from USGS.
Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI)
NSDI encompasses policies, standards, and procedures for organizations to
cooperatively produce and share geographic data. This site includes metadata,
and a clearinghouse of geographic data.
Core Curriculum, New
Given the continuing demand for copies of the original 1990 NCGIA Core Curriculum
in GIS, the NCGIA has decided that a major revision is warranted. The new
Core Curriculum concentrates on providing fundamental course content and lecture
materials for educators.
Core Curriculum, Original
The original 1990 NCGIA Core Curriculum in GIS.
Project GeoSim is creating education modules for introductory geography courses.
Data Transfer Standard (SDTS)
USGS Spatial Data Transfer Standard (SDTS) information site.
Annual Bibliographic GIS Series. Lists conference proceedings and various
compendia of interest to GIS researchers.
See U.S. Census.
United Nations Environment Program/Global Resource Information Database (UNEP/GRID)
is an internationally recognized information center providing decision-makers
and the public with improved access to high quality environmental information.
Consortium for Geographic Information Science (UCGIS)
UCGIS is a non-profit organization of universities and other research institutions
dedicated to advancing our understanding of geographic processes and spatial
relationships through improved theory, methods, technology, and data.
Geological Survey (USGS)
World Wide Web gateway for the U. S. Geological Survey.
Geographic Information Systems explained
What is a GIS? How does a GIS work? What's special about
a GIS? And applications of GIS.
National Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
See National Geospatial Data Clearinghouse.
Census TIGER files mapping service
World Wide Web gateway for the census TIGER data at the U.S. Census Bureau.
The goal of this service is to provide a public resource for generating high-quality,
detailed maps of anywhere in the United States, using public geographic data.
National statistics for countries and regions, sample maps showing environmental
and other data.